AUDI Q3 2017

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Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.15out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.15out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Audi Q3 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand during 2012. This rating applies to all variants.

The AUDI Q3 scored 15.15 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver and passenger and a slight risk of serious leg injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The diesel front-wheel-drive left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with technical information which showed that the rating applies to petrol and all-wheel-drive variants.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats (all seats have seat belt reminders in Europe).

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.15 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.73 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.42 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The brake pedal moved rearwards by 19mm and upwards 10mm. The steering wheel hub moved 27mm forward, 7mm downward and 2mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 2mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the driver’s door could be opened with high manual effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The side impact test simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the vehicle under test. It is based on a regulation test but the regulation does not apply to vehicles with a high seat height like the Q3. Experience shows that such vehicles can be expected to perform well in this test and the Q3 scored full marks.

The vehicle was eligible for a pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The Q3 was awarded a GOOD whiplash protection rating.

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Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

The bumper scored maximum points for the protection offered to pedestrians' legs. The front edge of the bonnet was poor in all areas tested and scored no points. In those areas likely to be struck by a child's head, protection was predominantly good but was poor in most areas likely to be struck by the head of an adult.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
5.9 L/100km 136 g/km

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